Main definitions of clicket in English

: clicket1clicket2

clicket1

(also kliket)

Pronunciation /ˈklɪkɪt/

noun

British
  • 1dialect The latch of a door or gate.

    Recorded earliest in "clicket-lock", "clicket key".

  • 2dialect, rare A catch, holdfast, bolt, etc., that fastens something by falling or springing into position.

Origin

Middle English. From Anglo-Norman cliket, cleket, clequet, kliket and Middle French cliquet, clicquet leper's rattle, clap-dish, latch, bolt, clapper of a mill, chatter, nattering, (plural) a type of rattle or castanet, lid of a container from Old French cliketer.

Main definitions of clicket in English

: clicket1clicket2

clicket2

Pronunciation /ˈklɪkɪt/

verb

  • To make, or cause something to make, a click or clicking sound; = "click".

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Originally from clicket.